OWASP Kuwait City


Welcome to the OWASP Kuwait City Chapter!

We are delighted to have you join us as we embark on a journey to explore the world of web application security. It is with great pleasure that we introduce ourselves as the Chapter leaders: Omar Almutairi, Faisal Albuloushi, Khaled Almeasab and Fatimah AlYousef.

Here at OWASP Kuwait City, our primary goal is to raise awareness about the crucial importance of securing web applications. We strive to cultivate a thriving community of cybersecurity enthusiasts who are passionate about safeguarding digital landscapes. Through engaging events, interactive workshops, and knowledge-sharing initiatives, we empower professionals, students, and organizations with the tools and insights needed to tackle emerging threats.

Together, we will delve into the latest trends, best practices, and cutting-edge research in web application security. Our aim is to create a secure digital environment not only for Kuwait City but also for the global community.

Your active participation and contributions are invaluable to our mission. Connect with us, attend our events, and let us shape the future of cybersecurity together!


At the OWASP Kuwait City Chapter, we thrive on active participation from individuals like you. As a member, you play a vital role in our community dedicated to web application security. Join us in attending engaging events, immersive workshops, and insightful training sessions that will enhance your knowledge and skills. By becoming an OWASP member, you’ll not only gain access to a wealth of exclusive resources but also connect with a global network of cybersecurity professionals. Together, let’s strengthen the cybersecurity landscape, drive innovation, and make a lasting impact within the OWASP community.

Reach Us

Chapter Leaders

Omar Almutairi

Faisal Albuloushi

Khaled Almeasab

Fatimah Alyousef

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Past Events

Setting Up Command & Control Server (In-Person)

Speaker: Fawaz AlMutairi

Date: Wednesday May 15, 2024

Location: Kuwait University, College of Engineering and Petroleum, North Building, 3rd Floor, Section C1, N03C1074

Details: here

Adopting DevSecOps for Faster and More Secure SDLC

Date: April 24, 2024

Location: Kuwait College of Science and Technology, first floor, block F, room: F-104 (In-person)

Speaker: Ahmad Abdullah - OWASP Dubai Chapter Leader

Event Link: here

Video: here

AI Applications and Cybersecurity Challenges (Joint Event Between OWASP Kuwait City and OWASP Dubai)

Date: March 7, 2024

Location: Kuwait College of Science & Technology, Doha Area, 7th Ring Road, Kuwait (In-person)


  • 09:15 to 10:00 Registration
  • 10:00 to 10:15 Opening
  • 10:15 to 10:45 Keynote: AI CONCERNS
  • 10:45 to 12:00 Panel Discussion
  • 12:00 to 12:30 Break
  • 12:30 to 13:15 Beyond the Code: AI Assistants and the Future of Cybersecurity Practices
  • 13:15 to 14:00 Building AI Application & Impacting the Cybersecurity Requirements


  • Prof. Ayed A. Salman
  • Eng. Mohammed Aldoub
  • Eng. Fahad Almasoud
  • Eng. Majid Alqabandi

Video: Playlist

Saturday February 03, 2024 (In-person)

Location: KIF Hall 6 - أرض المعارض

Speaker: Eng. Omar Almutairi

Time: 06:30 to 07:30 PM

Subject: Securing Digital Life

Details: Can be found here

Wednesday December 27, 2023

Location: Virtual

Speaker: Eng. Fatimah AlYousuf

Time: 07:00 to 08:00 PM (GMT+3)

Subject: OWASP Software Assurance Maturity Model (SAMM)

Video: here

Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Location: Virtual

Speaker: Dan Barahona

Time: 07:00 to 08:00 PM (GMT+3)

Subject: OWASP API Security Top 10

Video: here

Sunday, October 15, 2023 (In-person)

Location: University Conference Centre, Kuwait University, Kuwait.

Speaker: Faisal Albuloushi - OWASP Kuwait Chapter Leader


  • What is OWASP?
  • Supply Chain Risk
  • SBOM Definition
  • OWASP CycloneDX
  • OWASP Dependency-Track
  • Recommendations

Presentation: here

Video: here

Monday, April 1, 2019 (In-person)

Location: Sirdab Lab, Jaber alMubarak Street, Sharq.


  • 07:00-07:30pm: Welcoming & briefing about OWASP chapter. By: Fahad AlQallaf.
  • 07:30-08:00pm: SCADA Control system Security. By: Dr. Sulaiman AlHasawi [1].
  • 08:00-08:30pm: Advanced Pentesting Demo. By: Eng. Fatma AlYousef [2].
  • 08:30-9:00pm Closing and Networking.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 (In-person)

Location: Kuwait University, Khaldiya Campus, Hall 109.


  • 12:30pm: Introduction to web app security, attacks, and defenses. By: Eng. Mohammed AlDoub.

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Location: Cyber Security Summit, Prague, Czech Republic.


  • 10:00am: Invaders at the Gates: Last Minute Defenses for Impending Attacks. By: Eng. Mohammed AlDoub.

Saturday, September 29, 2012 (In-person)

Location: Kuwait Information Technology Society (KITS), Street 37, Block 3, Rawda, Kuwait City.


  • 10:00am: Introduction to OWASP, its goals, projects, and membership. Brief discussion about the status of web security in Kuwait. By: Eng. Mohammed AlDoub.

Call for Presentations (CFP)


Greetings from OWASP Kuwait City Chapter! We’re excited to extend an invitation to professionals and speakers in the field of cybersecurity to share their expertise and insights with our community. As part of our commitment to fostering knowledge exchange and growth in Kuwait, we’re launching this Call for Presentations to offer a platform for technical sessions and collaboration.

Main Domains

We welcome submissions covering a wide range of topics related to cybersecurity, including but not limited to:

  • Web Security
  • Mobile Security
  • API Security
  • AI Applications and Security
  • Cloud Security
  • IoT Security
  • Vulnerability Management
  • Penetration Testing and Red Teaming
  • Blue Teaming
  • Firewalls
  • Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance (GRC)
  • Secure Development
  • Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Third-party Risk Management (TPRM)

Please find OWASP Projects for your reference: here

Reminders to Some OWASP Policies

As part of the OWASP community, it’s important to adhere to our principles and policies. We kindly remind all potential presenters to review and agree to the OWASP Speaker Agreement, which can be found here. Additionally, OWASP is committed to being vendor-neutral, and presentations should refrain from promoting specific brands, vendors, or software solutions.

How to Apply

Interested speakers can apply by filling out our Google Form. Please ensure to provide detailed information about your proposed presentation topic, along with your contact details.

We look forward to receiving your submissions and collaborating with you to enrich the cybersecurity landscape in Kuwait!